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>> two breaking news stories. penn state has been slammed with an unprecedented series of penalties by the n.c.a.a. today for its inaction when officials were alerted to a child sex abuse charges. first, the suspect in the colorado theater shooting makes his appearance in court.
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good afternoon, everyone. the suspect in the colorado theater shooting makes his initial court appearance today. the 24-year-old is suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others in one of the worst mass shootings in u.s. history. >> making his first court appearance with dyed hair following friday's mass shooting, suspect james holmes appeared before a judge for what is being called an initial advisement. a decision on further charges and the ruling is expected later. it is the first real look the public has had at the suspect, who has been held in solitary confinement since been taken into custody within minutes of the shooting. until now, we have only seen his picture. as the community of aurora, colorado continues to cope with what happened, the mayor says
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that they will survive. evidence from the gun man department. >> think of possible defenses for this guy. one thing that will be clear for anyone was that there was creek -- pretty clear deliberation in what this guy did. >> last night, the grieving community came together for a memorial service to render the victims. a poignant moment, colorado governor john hickenlooper read the names of those who died in the attack. a start community forced to cope with and on the national tragedy as it gets ready for what could be a lengthy court process. >> now back to the penn state story. the penalties include a $60 million fine, a loss of all of
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coach joe paterno's victories, a four-year ban on postseason bowl games, and the loss of 20 scholarships per year over four years. for more, we are at state college. >> it is a heavy blow. the president of the school says that is exactly what is needed at a school where football used it as a means to exert power. >> there is no action we can take that can remove the pain and anguish, but we can do is impose sanctions that reflect the magnitude of these terrible acts. >> penn state did not get a complete suspension of its program. instead, the school pays $60 million for an endowed fund, loses 10 scholarships a year, banned from post-season play, and have all went from 1998 through last season ticket from
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the record books, meeting joe paterno is no longer the winningest coach stan -- coach in n.c.a.a. history. >> the sports themselves can become too big to fail, indeed, too big to even challenge. >> the n.c.a.a. relied on the penn state investigation into the scandal in crafting its punishment. sandusky will spend the rest of his life in jail. joe paterno's statue has caught inside from its place outside the stadium. still, the n.c.a.a. felt compelled to act. >> we feel confident we are doing the right thing, but nobody feels good about this. nobody feels like this is a positive situation. >> penn state officials accept the penalty and corrective action. now it is up to the school to correct its culture and makes sure that it never compromises doing the right thing for the sidelines.
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>> we have a little heed and some thunderstorms back in the forecast after a relatively cool weekend. 88 degrees right now. you will notice the low humidity. dew points in the 70's. the possibility of thunderstorms later on this evening. some of those can be strong, especially north and west of town. >> baltimore city police are awaiting autopsy results that could give them more information about a body found over the weekend. officials say the decomposed body of a woman was found sunday afternoon in north baltimore in the charles village area. police say there are no signs of foul play or forced entry. officials say the autopsy should be released later this week. a man that used to work of
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several maryland hospitals is accused of affecting -- infecting at least 30 people in a new hampshire hospital with hepatitis c. he is accused of stealing powerful and aesthetics, injecting himself, and then refilling the syringes with saline. they relate to use on patients. he worked at the baltimore veterans medical center, john hopkins hospital, and maryland general from 2008 until 2010. those hospitals will notify patients who might have been exposed, with instructions for follow-up. new rules go into effect today for abortion clinics in maryland. clinics will have to allow -- apply for licenses and will have to abide by stricter guidelines. the good news for anyone using public transit in baltimore city and county, transportation secretary ray lahood will be in baltimore later today to make a
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big announcement regarding funding to improve transit service in the city and county. center ben cardin and elijah cummings will join the secretary at the appearance this afternoon. the complete newsletter on today. coming up, 13 people killed in a single real crash. the latest on the investigation as to why 23 people were crammed inside of this pickup truck. and why an airplane was forced to land
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>> covering the nation, 13 are dead and 10 are hurt in a single vehicle crashes in south texas. 23 people were crammed into a bed and cab of his pickup truck. when the loss control, it crashed into the tree. border patrol agents are working with the department of public safety to determine if the victims were illegal immigrants. police say they are not sure if the driver survived. meanwhile, an airplane lands on a california freeway after running out of gas. four people were in their plan as the airplane touched down. luckily, traffic was light and no cars were hit.
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the airplane was headed for carlsbad. the world's largest aids conference began in washington today. researchers, doctors, and patients will push the world governments not to push back against the fight against the epidemic, which they say is that a turning point. researchers have yet to come up with a vaccine for the disease but say they have the tools to find the stem the spread of hiv. still to come, a new drug to treat cancer approved by the fda, and the safety investigation involving chrysler. and most of the phelps family going to london standing by michael phelps in his final olympics. his mother describes the feeling. >> a few thunderstorms possible this afternoon. you can see some of the developing out in the mountains. we will check out the forecast in a few minutes. first, a live look at the beach.
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>> it is so close you can feel the excitement. the opening ceremony for the olympic games are only four days away. the torchbearer was secured to the capsule by a safety harness and said that she was not afraid of falling. throughout the week, the torch will go to different religious and political landmarks around london before landing at the olympic cauldron on friday. four years ago, -- just like four years ago, this will be an exciting olympics as michael phelps competes.
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he said this will be his final of the games. if he wins three metals this year, he will pass the overall record. his mother described the feeling on our sunday morning show. >> three medals and he will be the greatest olympian of all time. that is like a pinch yourself moment for a parent. >> once everything has wrapped up and we do not have any more swim meets to attend, that is when it will hit us. we will realize this woman has come to an end. >> no doubt, emotional for them. you can watch michael phelps start his quest this saturday with the 400 meter individual medley. an investigation into complaints concerning jeep grand cherokee and grand pickup trucks. the national highway safety administration says that there
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are concerned the real wheels can lockup and engines can catch fire. the investigation could lead to recalls. so far, no reports of any injuries. meanwhile, safety concerns prompted the recall of six out of power strips. they can pose a shock and fire hazard. there are four designs. they were sold nationwide from july 2011 through march 2012 for about $10. if you have one, stop using it and return it for a refund or credit. 90 children have drowned in schools across the country since memorial day. all those children were aged 15 years or younger. more than 100 others almost lost their lives in near drownings. the consumer product safety commission is sponsoring pool safety days this week across the country where you can learn about pool safety. the lazy days of summer are no
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more for today's workforce. more than half of american's plan on working during their vacations, from checking e-mail to doing actual work, according to one software company. people want to solidify their job security and impress their boss. >> not me. when i'm on vacation, i do not know what the weather will be like. people ask me. i do not know any more than you. 84 at the airport. 83 in park. it feels tropical out there because of the dew point. 96 in kansas city right now. a chunk of this warm air that has been plaguing the midwest will be coming towards us. in the mid 90's for the next couple of days. just a quick shot of that hot air and then we will cool off in
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the middle portion of the week. typically, as we change air masses, you get some of the weather, and that might be the case today. you can see the clouds thickening up over the last couple of hours. starting to see some showers and thunderstorms pop up in the mountains. a cluster of storms coming across ohio right now. as we get into the afternoon, the storm prediction center believes there is a slight chance that we could see some severe weather if thunderstorms get going this afternoon. i think the best chance will be in pennsylvania and ohio. if we do get something, perhaps a large hail and thunderstorm. tune in later this afternoon for an update on the potential for severe weather. this afternoon, chance for a shower and thunderstorm. it will be warm and more humid over the weekend. the heat index will be in the
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mid 90's. just to give some perspective, the average high temperature is 87. the record for this date, 102, set back one year ago. if you are going to take your bow out today, southwest winds at 10 knots. not a bad day, but you will want to watch out for some wind. overnight tonight, partly cloudy skies, a chance for a shower or thunderstorm, monday. seven-day forecast, the same thing tomorrow. hot and humid. high temperatures near 93. a front will come through tuesday night and that will get rid of the humidity. it will feel better on wednesday with a high of 87. scattered thunderstorms at the end of the week. no big extreme heat in the seven-day forecast. 98 a few times but no triple digits.
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>> hiv patients may not be using medications to their fullest benefit, according to a new study. researchers at johns hopkins university studied blood sample for more than 30,000 patients infected with hiv and found a number of people who have suppress the virus by medication is 10% less than that thought. this is not controlling the virus levels in the blood could increase the chance patients will spread the violence. the fda has treated -- approved two new drugs designed to treat cancer. the new drug was approved with home mortgage -- hormone receptors positive disease. the drug was shown to be affected when tumors were shown to be resistant to traditional treatments. the drug successfully shrank tumors in 23% of patients who
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had relapsed after being treated with at least two other medications. we all start to look older when our skin loses elasticity and volume, but surgery can help restore a younger look. for some people, that is too drastic, and can be expensive, but there are other options. >> this 56-year-old was about to try something new, something she hopes will give her face a pick me up, but she is not thinking about surgery. >> i do not like surgery but i am very interested in doing what i can on a more minimum level. >> with this device that uses bipolar radiofrequency is, this doctor expects to give her the look she wants. >> we are trying to get the skin to contract, to look smoother, to reduce jowls, to take about 10 years off. >> 10 years, without surgery?
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the doctor has been using the device for about six months and the results have been good. what is this new technology and what does it cost? answers to those questions in a special medical alert tonight at 5:00. >> coming up next, your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. and another check on the forecast with tony. first, a look at how wall street is performing.
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after allegra, she's back catching fireflies.
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effective, long-lasting, non-drowsy relief. after children's allegra, kids have it all. >> the olympic games officially begin in a few days. there will be plenty of races, but one race that will not happen in london is this one. did the bride's to be in serbia showed up in their wedding gowns for this annual event. it is a 100 meter dash near the serbian parliament. the first and second place finishes will get their entire weddings paid for. not a bad deal. mall officials say this may be very entered the entrance before the mall closed about 20 minutes. mall officials kept from going into the main part of a shopping mall. animal control werwas able to remove him quickly. as we look at the county's
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placed on penn state, and the i- team looks at the impact that will have on the institution as a whole. and the latest on public works officials on the downtown water main break. how long will the road closures last? these stories and more at 5:00. now your midday pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> good afternoon to you, maryland. here we go. your pick 3 numbers, seven. next number is 8. the next one is a 2. 7, 8, 2. collect gold, silver, and bronze medals for a chance to win up to $250,000.
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drawing official joe britain is all set. here is your pick 4. 0. sixth, as printed on the ball. 7. we are going to rapid a lot with this number. 3. 0, 6, 7, 3. facebook and twitter. let yourself play. >> toni, we had a reprieve over the weekend with the rain. >> it was in the 60's on saturday and back into july weather. 93 tomorrow. this afternoon, if we get some storms, some of them could be severe. make sure to tune in at 5:00. the best chances will be up in pennsylvania, the best to check in later. >> thanks so much for joining us. >> have a great day.
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